Stourbridge barmaid loses locks for charity

Sammy Lenton, after undergoing the charity headshave.

Sammy Lenton, before losing her locks.

First published in News

BRAVE Stourbridge barmaid Sammy Lenton shed her shoulder-length locks this week with a headshave at the Royal Exchange pub in Enville Street.

Sammy got one of her friends to perform the deed and hopes to raise money for Cancer Research as a result.

The 20-year-old, who lives on The Kingsway in Wollaston and has been working at the Royal Exchange for the past eight months, said: "Hair was getting in my face one day at the pub and I just thought, I might as well have it shaved off for charity - it was just something I thought up on the spur of the moment and it progressed from that.

"When I mentioned it to some of the regulars at the pub, they promised to support me and I raised over £200 prior to the headshave.

"Both my grandparents have suffered with cancer and I wanted to do something for them.

"I asked my friend to do the headshave. She cuts her brother's hair and was the only person I knew who would do it for free."

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